Sons of the American Legion awards scholarships

The Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Post 317, Yardley, recently awarded two scholarships to local high school seniors. Joshua Smith (left) graduated from Morrisville High School and will be attending Albright College in Reading, PA.

Also receiving a scholarship was Donald Williams, who graduated from Bucks County Technical School. Donald will attend Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhoda Island, and pursue a culinary degree.

Pictured with Joshua are Peter Toft, SAL Adjutant, and SAL member Bill Sorace.


Register now for annual basketball camp

Resurrected Life Church and Push The Rock does it again with their annual basketball camp at Morrisville High School.

They are very excited this year to offer the camp, and are equally excited for the impact on the children in this region. It is always wonderful to receive the responses, all the letters, calls, and emails regarding the impact that this camp has had on their youth.

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Verna Wang receives Foundations scholarship

Verna Wang, a Morrisville resident and senior at Morrisville High School, was recently awarded a $1000 scholarship from the Foundations Community Partnership in Education program.

The program recognizes the achievements of local Bucks County public high school seniors for their demonstrated community service, commitment to academic performance, and quality of character. Students are nominated to receive the award by their guidance counselor or a member of the school’s administration.

Verna will attend Drexel University in the fall.

PHOTO CAP: Verna Wang


Nia Merritt awarded Berkeley College Scholarship

Nia Merritt, a senior at Morrisville High School, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student. “We congratulate these students who have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree with a career focus,” said Michael Smith, President of Berkeley College.

Nia (left) is pictured with Luan Ximines, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan.


Anna Zuckerman continues in Morrisville Junior Council position

by Judi Biederman

Morrisville is making an investment in the future by continuing to appoint a high school student to take an active role in the borough council. Anna Zuckerman, a 16-year-old junior at Morrisville High School and daughter of Shelley Zuckerman and Tara Perigny of Morrisville and Daniel Zuckerman of Lawrenceville, NJ, became Morrisville’s second Junior Council Person (JCP) when she was chosen for the spot last fall. She succeeded the borough’s first JCP, Nicholas Guirand, who served during the previous school year.

“I feel like I’m learning a lot about what kinds of things need to happen for a small town like ours to work,” says Anna, adding that she really likes getting to see how local government works from a place where she can see things from several perspectives.

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